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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
by Joseph Conrad
read in May, 2015
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This is not something I should have read on my own; I am lucky to have read King Leopold's Ghost beforehand, to understand the setting, but even so it's full of references that an average reader (I include myself here) might miss.

It's a novella, but
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No Name by Wilkie Collins
No Name
by Wilkie Collins
read in May, 2015
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Not quite a feminist Monte Cristo, the novel is set up with an excellent premise - the disinheritance of two daughters born out of wedlock, and the desire of the younger to seek revenge - and interesting, although occasionally one-dimensional charact ...more
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The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
The Moonstone
by Wilkie Collins
read in May, 2015
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I've now read two novels by Wilkie Collins and greatly enjoyed them both. This one employs the shift in character perspectives that I've grown to greatly enjoy, and the plot does not always go where I think it would.

And Betteredge might be one of my
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Soulless by Gail Carriger
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
by Gail Carriger (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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A fun read and very witty, and an interesting universe, but a very predictable plot.
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The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
The Good Earth
by Pearl S. Buck
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Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë
Agnes Grey
by Anne Brontë
read in April, 2015
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Doesn't quite live up to the works of Bronte's other sisters, and the animal cruelty is something I would have been happier without - same as with the over-the-top Christian preaching.
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Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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I stayed up til three am reading it, which tells you all you need to know, really. Compulsively readable, with only a very few passages that get bogged down in Victorian wordiness.

Having read novels with somewhat similar plots before, I wasn't that s
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Hitler's Empire by Mark Mazower
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